Alex Oxlade Chamberlain (RW, CM) Arsenal

Discussion in 'Rumour Mill - Transfer Talk' started by jgw_geneseo, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. Makati Red

    Makati Red Well-Known Member

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    DM Keita, Henderson, Can
    RM Lallana, Ox
    LM Gini, Grujic

    However Henderson and Can can easily fill in at RM and LM, so unless you have massive injuries I doubt you would look past those 7 players all season with the possible of exception of Coutinho covering for Lallana if we were going all out attack

    I would suggest the best would be Keita, Hendo and Lallana
     
  2. rickardinho1

    rickardinho1 Active Member

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    It hardly makes any sense footballing or financial wise to have Can as 3rd choice DM. He'd surely never agree to sign a contract extension if that was his role in the squad. You'd also have to question the logic of signing Grujic too if we stocked up on midfielders.

    With that in mind It would be highly surprising if we brought in 2 CM's. It makes sense to have 2 players per position, and just 1 CM is needed for that

    -------- Henderson
    ----------- Can
    --- Lallana ------ Wijnaldum
    --- New CM ----- Grujic

    Also worth noting that with a new LB signed we could use Milner in midfield in an emergency, plus youngsters like Ejaria, Trent, and Woodburn rounding out the squad.

    Though the Oxlade-Chamberlain move would be sensible, I get the feeling that it's nothing more than agent leaks to try to get Arsenal to cave to his wage demands. You see it every year with stories about a player with 12 months remaining... and then magically a few weeks later they sign a contract extension. The Inaki Williams story's linking him to Liverpool last season are a prime example of that. It would also be fairly inept of Arsenal to let a young English player like that go as well.
     
  3. Limiescouse

    Limiescouse Well-Known Member

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    http://www.espnfc.co.uk/arsenal/sto...-oxlade-chamberlain-a-revelation-at-wing-back

    "Arsene Wenger: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 'a revelation' at wing-back"
    :-)
     
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  5. Limiescouse

    Limiescouse Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, the rest of the comment didnt look good for him either. He said something along the lines of sometimes a change in formation reveals a good fit for a player, which sort of suggests that he think he's been a bit lucky by how well Ox has taken to the role
     

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